INSIDE ISSUE #92
ON THE ETIOLOGY OF A VAMPIRE VIRUS
Guillermo del Toro teams up with author Chuck Hogan to craft an epic trilogy in which a plague of disease-ridden vampires pushes humanity to the brink of extinction. Rue Morgue puts The Strain and its creators under the microscope. Plus: David Wellington on his popular bloodsucker novels and a look at Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire series that inspired the hit show True Blood. by Jovanka Vuckovic and Monica S. Kuebler
PORTRAITS OF PECULIAR PEOPLE
Feast your eyes on Travis Louie’s monstrous menagerie of inhuman oddities…by Jovanka Vuckovic
NOLLYWOOD NIGHTMARES:INSIDE NIGERIA’S HOMEGROWN HORROR INDUSTRY
Supernatural gore, religious terror, cannibalism and ritual killing collide in Nigeria’s outrageously prolific movie industry.by Jason Lapeyre
SCARY STORIES 101
In Writers Workshop of Horror, 26 genre authors share the secrets of their success. by Monica S. Kuebler
NOTE FROM UNDERGROUND:
Over 60 top FX artists gather for Dick Smith tribute; Nazi zombies, Coffin Joe and Trick ‘r Treat anchor TADFF 2009
THE CORONER’S REPORT:
Weird stats and morbid facts. Sick Top Six Vampiric Expirations.
Crystal Head Vodka, Death Mints, Noose Tie, Night of the Living Dead Mego-Style Action Figures.
CineMacabre features reviews of Surveillance, Horsemen, The Cell 2, Carnivorous, Blood Ties: Season One, Divine Intervention, Chainsaw Sally, Driller, Thirst and Blood: The Last Vampire. Reissues features reviews deluxe editions of Friday the 13th parts IV, V and VI and the Suspense: Ultimate Collection, plus reviews of Slime City Grindhouse Collection (1988-1999), Sacred Flesh (2000), RIFFTRAX: Night of the Living Dead (1968) and The Hunger: The Complete First Season (1997).
Dug up: Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977).
BLOOD IN FOUR COLOURS:
Features Impaler, plus reviews Madame Xanadu #1, Hellblazer #256, Werewolves on the Versus Vampires #1 of 3, Salem’s Daughter: The Awakening #1, and Poe #1 of 4.
THE NINTH CIRCLE:
Spotlight: Ghost story publisher Ash-Tree Press. Plus, reviews of Trashfiend, Phantom Variations, Comedy-Horror Films, The Fourth Black Book of Horror, Paul G. Tremblay’s The Harlequin and the Train, Hank Schwaeble’s Damnable, Jack Hill: The Exploitation and Blaxploitation Master, Film by Film, Richard D. Satterlie’s Imola, Kiki Thorpe’s Meet the Kreeps: The Mad Scientist and Creepy Images Vol. 1.
TRAVELOGUE OF TERROR:
Chicago Hauntings Ghost Tour – Chicago, Illinois.
Menu: Welcome to Casa del Gore-met.
Featuring Romero remixers 400 Lonely Things. Plus reviews of Laid to Rest OST, Transylvania 6-5000/Korgoth of Barbaria OST, No-do (The Beckoning) OST, Oscar B., Lonesome Wyatt and Rachel Brooke, Eels, Municipal Waste, The Graveyard Boulevard, Dead and Divine, and My Dying Bride.
Necrovision, Wolfenstein 3-D, and Terminator Salvation.
Crestwood House’s Monster Series books.